Jordyn Leopold’s dad Jordan is a defenseman in the National Hockey League and for the last season he’s played in Ohio, a long way from their family’s home in Minnesota. And before that, over the course of his 13-year career, he has played for six other teams.
Needless to say, his family is accustomed to him being far away for unfortunately long stretches of time.
But they’re over it. At least 11-year-old Jordyn is. She’s had enough and so she decided to do something about it.
Back in January, she wrote a pleading letter to the Minnesota Wild’s leadership begging them to bring her dad onto their team. She and her mom and siblings are more than ready for dad to work closer to home.
Though she makes it very clear that she and the rest of her family simply want him to live with them, she’s no dummy… She defends her request by appealing to what the coaches would want — to win!
Here’s her letter to the management in Minnesota…